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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - EVT6685

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2006-02-09
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    1795 2005-11-17
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    ACHE ED 1731
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Janet Scaglione 40038 scaglion@tempest.coedu.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    EVT 6685 Emerging Workplace Competencies

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    emerging work competencies
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    none

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    An interactive exploration of emerging workplace competencies through research, analysis, and work-based experiences for the purpose of professional development and program improvement.


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    No course experience currently exists for graduate CTE students to return to the workplace for professional and technicla updating. Instructors must remain current with the workplace practicesa and knowledgeable of new technolgoies and skills. Such expe

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    This course is part of an ONLINE MA program in CTE. We currently run 25 students in each cohort, with new cohorts forming each year. CTE professionals throughout the state, interested in recertification, may also find value in this course experience.

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    The course has been offered once. Summer 2004

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    Ph. D. in Business Education, Technology Education, INdustrial Technical or other fields directly related ot CTE and Workforce Education.


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    1. Identify current and emerging workplace competencies, practices, and

    standards relevant to Career & Technical Education Programs and Workforce

    Development.

    2. Analyze industry-based demographics, projections and trends in order to

    better serve the increasingly diverse student population of CTE programs.

    3. Develop relationships with industry representatives, employers, and others who

    hire program graduates or serve in advisory capacities.

    4. Update specific work-based technical and professional knowledge and skills required for instructor competence in a dynamic CTE environment

    5. Integrate emerging workplace competencies, digital video, and web-based technologies into current CTE programs.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    1. Identify current and emerging workplace competencies, practices, and

    standards relevant to Career & Technical Education Programs and Workforce

    Development.

    Outcome reached through readings, web-based research activities, online discussions and applications, work-based experiences, interviews, observations and summative projects. Self, Peer and Instructor Assessment

    2. Analyze industry-based demographics, projections and trends in order to better serve

    the increasingly diverse student population of CTE programs.

    Outcome reached through readings, web-based research activities, online discussions and applications, work-based experiences, interviews, observations and summative projects. Self, Peer and Instructor assessment of Class Discussions, Reports, Assignments, and Summative Projects.

    3. Develop relationships with industry representatives, employers, and others who

    hire program graduates or serve in advisory capacities.

    Outcome reached through work-based experiences to include mini-internships, job shadowing, interviews, DACUM, Job Analysis, surveys. Self, Peer and Instructor assessment of Class Discussions, Reporting Assignments, and Summative Projects.

    6. Update specific work-based technical and professional knowledge and skills required

    for instructor competence in a dynamic CTE environment

    Outcome reached through work-based experiences to include mini-internships, job shadowing, interviews, DACUM, Job Analysis, surveys and subsequent Class Discussions, Work-based Reports, Logs, Observation Notes, and digital video products for Curriculum integration. Self, Peer and Instructor assessment of Class Discussions, Reports, Assignments, and Summative projects.

    7. Integrate emerging workplace competencies, digital video, and web-based technologies

    into current CTE programs.

    Outcome reached through summative projects on Program and Curriculum Implications and Integration. Self, Peer, and Instructor Assessment

    C. Major Topics

    Unit 1: Work and Life Experience as a Context

    My Workplace

    Work Histories from Business and Industry

    Adult Social roles/Life Experience

    Digital Video Technology:

    Unit 2: Work and Life—Today and Tomorrow

    The Changing Nature of Work and the Workforce

    Work Trends and Implications

    Global Economy

    Technical Evolutions

    Tele-commuting, Networked Economy

    The Workforce

    Life/Family influence and issues

    American Worker’s Perceptions

    Job Search: What can you do in the 21st Century?

    Unit 3: Emerging Skills for an Emerging Workplace

    “21st Century skills for 21st Century Jobs

    National Skills Standards, SCANS

    Cross-Occupational Skills Related to High-Performance Workplaces.

    Career Competency Exploration:

    Online tools/resources

    America’s Career InfoNet and O*Net

    Job Analysis and Curricular Implications

    Regional, district, and program initiatives.

    Unit 4: Occupational and Career Exploration and Experience

    Individualized work-based experiences (50-60 hours) planned to include the following:

    • Mini-internship in a new and emerging job related to your occupational area.

    • Procedures, operations, solutions for a work-based problem?

    • Job Shadow at least three individuals in a selected occupational area for a typical day at work?

    • Interview selected Human Resources personnel to determine changes in the workplace, job qualifications, or emergent trends in the field

    • Facilitate a modified DACUUM process to update and/or validate a current curriculum.

    • Survey practitioners in the field to answer questions; identify industry related trends and implications for local programs.

    • Participate in an Educator’s in Industry program within your local county.

    Unit 5: Implications, Recommendations, and Reflections

    Project Reports and Documentation

    Program and Curriculum Implications

    Meta analysis and Competency review

    Reflection and Professional Development

    D. Textbooks

    NONE

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. Attendance Policy

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports


  5. Course Concurrence Information



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